Thursday, June 28, 2007
5 Reasons Bloom's Taxonomy are Useful in Physical Education & Health
Bloom's Taxonomy gives students in depth choice of words to help them to critically think about the activities they are conducting. It gives students guidance towards achieving a goal. The different verbs used in Bloom's Taxonomy leads students towards the desired path that the teacher would like them to go. Bloom's Taxonomy allows for a teacher to be able to get an understanding towards the student's competence towards a certain area or question. The choice of verbs used in Bloom's Taxonomy are straight forward and require the students to get a deep understanding to their meaning in order to accomplish a task. Some of the verbs used in the Bloom's Taxonomy Hierarchy related to Physical Education include: Judge, Critique, Justify, Demonstrate, Design, Compare and many more. All these words can be used in a Physical Education & Health class. They require a student to think critically and some require a student to use their body in performance. Overall, Bloom's Taxonomy is a great way to see how well a student can perform when given questions or statements using these verbs, which require them to think critically.